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#11281704 - 12/14/15 12:55 PM My Rant!
Ryan Somerville Offline

Registered: 02/18/09
Posts: 290
Loc: Belleville Ontario Canada
I'm the type of guy not too complain a whole lot, just kindly go with the flow on thing especially with fishing and I'm sure everyone on here does, but the availability of the left handed slow gear ratio casting reels blow from all reel companies no one makes a slow gear ratio for cranking baiting. I bought the new abu winch which I love abu reels and the first two gens but the gen 3 sucks I can't feel the crankbait work like I do with first two gens. So I need options guys! Im either going back to shimano and find some 201e5 or go back to right handed lol. I know the reel companies base it on sales, I could go to the conquest but 500 bucks on a cranking reel is a little steep for me lol. I just need opinions.

Thanks Ryan
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#11281769 - 12/14/15 01:34 PM Re: My Rant! [Re: Ryan Somerville]
Bass Buster1 Online   content
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Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 1330
Loc: Denton
Left handed Calcutta, they are sweet and last forever!
See you on the lake and have a great day!

#11281783 - 12/14/15 01:43 PM Re: My Rant! [Re: Ryan Somerville]
bccougar Offline
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Registered: 06/11/08
Posts: 844
Shimano all day!
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#11281803 - 12/14/15 01:54 PM Re: My Rant! [Re: Ryan Somerville]
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Registered: 02/24/04
Posts: 2288
Loc: Back at Palestine
If you liked the gen 1 and gen 2 winch, why did you switch? If I'm looking at a new reel, I buy 1 or 2 to try before I switch entirely. Just curious, coach
Wishin I was Fishin!!!

#11281961 - 12/14/15 03:10 PM Re: My Rant! [Re: Ryan Somerville]
DEFMP Online   content

Registered: 10/18/13
Posts: 290
Loc: DFW
I have gen 2 and 3 winches, don't notice any difference except the looks.

#11282000 - 12/14/15 03:30 PM Re: My Rant! [Re: Ryan Somerville]
DKennimer Offline
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Registered: 03/01/10
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Find a Chronarch D5. You won't be disappointed.
Derrick Kennimer
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RIP Brennen (bteel), you will be forever missed!!


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